Antioch has several scholarship opportunities for new students. Criteria may vary, so be sure to review each scholarship listing to determine your eligibility. For more information about Antioch’s scholarships for new students, contact the Financial Aid Office at 206-268-4010, toll free at 888-268-4477 or send an e-mail to Click here for the applications.


$4,000 Antioch University Seattle Student Excellence Scholarship (Awarded Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters) — This scholarship recognizes an outstanding scholarship applicant in Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters.

$5,000 Berglund Family Scholarship (Awarded Fall Quarter) — Made possible from the Berglund Family Endowment. This scholarship is awarded to a female student entering the B.A. Liberal Studies or M.A. Psychology programs with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to single mothers.

$5,000 Antioch University Seattle Board of Trustees Scholarship (Awarded Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters) — Made possible from donations from the AUS Board of Trustees.  This scholarship is awarded to an exemplary student with leadership potential  and who is committed to community service and social, environmental, and economic justice.

$5,000 Branch/Moore “Life of Service” Scholarship – ( To be awarded 2015) This is a one time, $5,000 scholarship made possible by Jim Moore and Kristi Branch.  The scholarship is awarded to a new MS Management and Leadership student who has completed two years of work in the Peace Corps or similar organization, as a volunteer or staff member.

$2,000 National Service Scholarship (Awarded Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters) — This scholarship is open to new students who have contributed to one of the following national service programs: AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and VISTA. Award to one new student each quarter who is a full-time AmeriCorps member, or who is an AmeriCorps, VISTA or Peace Corps alumnus who has completed at least one year of full-time service.  This $2,000 scholarship can be renewed for a second year.

$2,000 Richard Norris Native American Scholarship (Awarded Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters) — This scholarship recognizes Richard Norris’ many contributions to the Antioch University Seattle Community, and seeks to honor his commitment to student service by supporting and recognizing the potential of a new Native American, Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian AUS student. This is a one-time, $2000 scholarship.

$1,500 Presidential Scholarship (Awarded Fall and Spring Quarters) — Made possible through Antioch’s Scholarship Endowment, this scholarship is awarded to a new graduate student entering fall quarter.  Antioch gives the scholarship to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to civic engagement. It is renewable for a second year.

$1,250 Coretta Scott King Scholarship (Awarded Fall and Spring Quarters) — This scholarship assists students of color in attaining their dream of a meaningful education while recognizing their previous achievements and their future leadership potential.  The Coretta Scott King Scholarship is awarded to one new student in Fall and Spring quarters.